Greek Yogurt Citrus Bowl

The weekends always go by too fast. There’s too much on our plate- task wise- to get done in just two days #amIright?!? From meal planning & grocery shopping, any household tasks, spending quality time with loved ones, there may be little time left to enjoy the simple things.  One little thing that got meContinue reading “Greek Yogurt Citrus Bowl”

family dinner dynamics

We’ve had a recent change of routines with me returning to work. I had taken {a very blessed} 5 months off since we moved from NOLA to St. Louis. This happens a lot in life – things change – and we need to allow ourselves some time to adjust. But instead we are self-critical, impatient,Continue reading “family dinner dynamics”

Basic Whole Grain Waffles & Pancakes

Each weekend I typically want something a bit different from my go-to weekly breakfasts. Waffles + pancakes often pop into my head because they feel like a treat, like I’m back in college heading to brunch or it’s the early days in our relationship (mine and Andrew’s) and he’s courting me to brunch. That didn’tContinue reading “Basic Whole Grain Waffles & Pancakes”

Meal Plan Template

Gosh it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post – my intentions just don’t meet my realistic time availability sometimes- and it’s really been a while since I’ve shared a meal plan! So with the New Year, our focus on wellness goals, and all of us needing some ideas for meal planning, hereContinue reading “Meal Plan Template”

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

For holiday gift giving or giving yourself a more healthful treat this time of year, these dark chocolate peppermint truffles provide holiday flavor with rich antioxidants, low added sugar plus filling fiber + fats. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Makes ~24 servings 2 cups cocoa powder, sifted 1/2 cup avocado oil 1/2 cup honey or MadhavaContinue reading “Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles”

Halloween Favorites

Meal planning can help keep your week running smoothly, and since it’s Halloween this week, here are some of my favorite recipes that can be made ahead of time and also make great leftovers! Butternut Squash Soup I love this soup not only because it is festive, but also because nutritionally-speaking, it incorporates veggies andContinue reading “Halloween Favorites”

Halloween Strategies {Fox 8 segment, recipes, & tips + tricks}

Halloween is next week! Eek! If you’re planning your menu & plans out this weekend, here’s a recap of my segment with Fox 8 along with the recipes and tips! More tricks & recs are here than on air because there’s only so much you can talk about in 3 minutes =) Nutritious snack: homemadeContinue reading “Halloween Strategies {Fox 8 segment, recipes, & tips + tricks}”

Pesto Chicken Sausage Saute

I find great value in one-pan dinners that can be made easily and quickly! If it’s easy, the burden can be taken off of you to feel you are the only one preparing dinner for the family. If it’s a fast dish, it can fit better into our busy lives! Of course, it has toContinue reading “Pesto Chicken Sausage Saute”

Cajun Turkey Burger

For burger lovers: just one more delicious recipe to add to your collection. Cajun Turkey Burger Makes: 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 celery stalk, diced 1/2 onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2  lb ground turkey breast 1/4 cup mayo 1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt 1/4 cup oldContinue reading “Cajun Turkey Burger”